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Baseball on Friday, August 21, 1981


This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Cleveland Indians2California Angels12BoxKen Forsch (10-5)Len Barker (6-4)CAL  D Ford (13)Dan Ford (22.3)
Texas Rangers4Detroit Tigers7BoxAurelio Lopez (5-1)Danny Darwin (7-6)DET  R Hebner (3), S Kemp (7), L Whitaker (4)  TEX  A Oliver (4), M Rivers (1)Lou Whitaker (23.2)
Minnesota Twins7Milwaukee Brewers6BoxAlbert Williams (3-5)Mike Caldwell (8-6)MIL  T Simmons (10)  MIN  R Jackson (4)Ron Jackson (25.8)
Kansas City Royals4New York Yankees0BoxLarry Gura (7-5)Dave Righetti (3-2)NoneFrank White (19.7)
Baltimore Orioles4Oakland Athletics2BoxJim Palmer (4-5)Brian Kingman (3-5)OAK  T Armas (15)John Lowenstein (18.2)
Boston Red Sox7Seattle Mariners4BoxBob Stanley (6-4)Randy Stein (0-1)BOS  J Rice (11), J Rudi (5)Joe Rudi (73.1)
Chicago White Sox4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxDave Stieb (6-8)Ed Farmer (2-3)TOR  B Martinez (3), L Moseby (7)Otto Velez (47.6)
Montreal Expos4Atlanta Braves1BoxWoodie Fryman (4-2)Gene Garber (2-2)MON  G Carter (9), L Parrish (4)Gary Carter (30.0)
San Francisco Giants4Chicago Cubs3BoxFred Breining (3-2)Dick Tidrow (2-6)SFN  J Clark (9)Milt May (21.0)
New York Mets0Cincinnati Reds2BoxMario Soto (8-6)Pat Zachry (6-8)NoneJoe Nolan (17.9)
Houston Astros4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxSparky Lyle (6-2)Vern Ruhle (1-3)NoneLarry Bowa (41.6)
San Diego Padres2Pittsburgh Pirates4Box G1Rick Rhoden (7-1)Steve Mura (4-10)PIT  D Parker (6)Tony Pena (8.7)
San Diego Padres2Pittsburgh Pirates3Box G2Jim Bibby (5-3)Tim Lollar (1-6)NoneBill Robinson (17.0)
Los Angeles Dodgers4St. Louis Cardinals0BoxJerry Reuss (7-3)Joaquin Andujar (3-4)LAN  S Garvey (7)Steve Garvey (21.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers3929.574--27225016-1423-15W7Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3728.5691.526625716-1821-10W1Game Log
New York Yankees3829.5670.525523116-1822-11L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers3831.5511.530628123-1815-13L3Game Log
Boston Red Sox3532.5223.530229821-1814-14W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians3033.4766.523925218-1312-20L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2346.33316.523231313-2210-24W3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics4327.614--29223616-1427-13L2Game Log
Texas Rangers3827.5852.530024714-1524-12L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox3727.5783.029524219-1918-8L1Game Log
California Angels3535.5008.032028818-1517-20W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals2636.41913.023427017-189-18W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2842.40015.027633013-1615-26L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins2247.31920.52183129-2212-26W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals3624.600--27323114-1122-13L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3728.5692.528027714-1823-10W1Game Log
Montreal Expos3529.5473.026024013-2022-9W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3130.5085.524922316-1414-17W3Game Log
New York Mets2340.36514.521627711-2212-18L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs2144.32317.52193022-2118-24L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds4125.621--29626919-1222-13W4Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4226.6181.028420921-1521-11W1Game Log
Houston Astros3533.5157.024121919-1816-15L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves3333.5008.024527219-1613-18L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants3337.47110.026626119-2114-16W1Game Log
San Diego Padres2543.36817.022527413-2412-19L3Game Log


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